Powder Friday

Just a quick note because the snow conditions in the mountains are spectacular this morning.  I’m eating my heart out because all my ski buddies are ripping it up today and I’m sitting at...

Best Bets for the First Weekend in April

A number of people I know are skiing at Sunshine and Louise tomorrow but sadly I have to work.  Checking the snow forecast didn’t help much because both places are expecting snow.  But I feel ...

Castle Mountain Has Been Consistently Great

I was just entering the weekly snowfall stats and a few things jumped out at me this week. Number One – Whistler has dried up like an old prune.  There aren’t many weeks when Whistler Bla...

Late Night Ramblings

It’s snowing in Calgary this evening and the snow consists of these tiny snowballs instead of flakes.  I remember skiing in Fernie once when we got about 4-5 inches of that kind of snow and it ...

It’s Snowing This Morning

There are days when it’s bone dry in Calgary and dumping in the mountains and I’ll head off to work completely ignorant of what I’m missing out on.  (That’s probably a good th...

Powder Pic Contest

There has been a crazy amount of snow in the mountains this March so to celebrate and share vicariously in the fun I’ve poached a photo from each of my favorite powder resorts.  (I’m hopi...

A Little Snow Is All You Need

Sorry, I’m a bit late in delivering the Big White pics that I promised you.  Sunday was a stellar day with blue sky and sunshine for the first time since we arrived.  There was approximately 1...

Really Big Really White

It’s 8:30 and I’ve locked myself in the bathroom because the kids in our condo attack me and tell me not to be anti-social every time I try to get on the computer.  So I don’t have ...